Milbarge at BTQ says:
"Cases like Coleman's and other [?] recent exonerations are just clearing the decks of old cases where the trial predated modern testing. In the present, and future, testing will happen pre-trial."
Professor Berman says:
"Though this interesting development is unlikely to alter the death penalty debate as much as if the DNA test came out the other way, I suspect this finding will be rightly used by death penalty supporters to highlight that death row defendants' claims of innocence must always be examined with skepticism."
Ronald at reason.com says:
"The good news is that Virginia did not execute an innocent man."
The Washington Post article quotes one law professor as saying:
"The opportunity to bring new people into the abolitionist movement has been lost."